Sophie Alakija is a renowned actress and model in the Nigerian movie industry. The fast rising actress is gradually becoming a household name in the movie industry.
Early life and background of Sophie Alakija
Sophie Alakija was born on the 7th of February in Lagos, Nigeria into an Islamic family. The Efik and Lebanese descent was brought up in Lagos State. She has a brother called Jay Rammal. Not much is known about her educational background.
Her Acting Career
Sophie developed interest in acting when she was a child. Growing up, she watched award ceremonies like the Oscar and Golden Globe and craved to receive an award. She made her debut appearance as a the lead dancer in Wizkid “Holla At your boy” music video. Today, she has featured in a couple of movies including Getting over him, Assistant madams, Small chops, Brown skin girl, A Time to Heal, August Victor, Drawing strength, Skinny Girl in Transit, Flat mates, Love in Times of Keke among others.
She has starred alongside Desmond Elliot, Majid Michel, Deyemi Okanlawon, Olive Emodi, and Matilda Obaseki. Her most difficult role was in the film Drawing Strength. During the filming process, she had to travel a lot while being pregnant. On May 2018, the screen goddess got involved in a fatal autocrash. Two other cars collided and crashed into her vehicle. Fortunately, she, her husband and her children came out unscathed.
Her Endorsement Deals
The on-screen diva has bagged a number of endorsement deals with corporate brands like Remy Martins and Hawaii soap. Remy Martin is one of the biggest cognac producers and is also part of the Comité Colbert, an association of luxury businesses which promotes French know-how worldwide.
Sophie Alakija’s Relationship and Family Life
The sultry actress once dated popular musician, Wizkid. In an interview, she warned everyone to stop addressing as Wizkid’s ex-girlfriend. It seems the elegant actress is tired of being called that despite the fact that she was married. She vented during a scene from a reality TV series, Being in Nollywood.
In March 2016, the beautiful actress got married to her husband, Wale Alakija in a Muslim/Traditional wedding in Surulere. The union is blessed with two kids, Aydin and Caliph. According to reports, Sophie is no longer married to her spouse. It was reported that she left her marriage a year ago to enjoy her life as a single. A scroll through her Instagram page shows she’s deleted all her photos with her husband and family. It was recorded that the young star has turned down all efforts to settle the couple by the family. Sophie has reportedly left her husband’s surname on her Instagram profile because it has a ring to it.
Sophie Alakija’s Net Worth
Sophie Alakija is ranked amongst the most influential actresses in Nollywood. With her acting career and endorsement deals, the budding actress is presumed to be worth more though her net worth is yet to be estimated.
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